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Deep Kissing Do I Need To Get Tested For AIDS

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Deep Kissing and Kaposi's Sarcoma

There was a recent report spread that HIV+ individuals can pass KS by deep kissing?. Is this true? Also is there a test to detect that you have KS or been exposed to it? If it similar to a Herpes virus isn't there going to be some latent...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
This is a REALLY difficult question. It is true that the New England Journal of Medicine (2000:343:1369) reported that deep kissing is associated with transmission of the herpes virus that causes Kaposi's sarcoma (KS). The researchers studied... Read more »

Risk from deep french kissing with bleeding gums "HAD PROTECTED SEX WITH AN HIV+ WOMAN"

hello.i had protected sex with an hiv + woman just once but we used to kiss deeply yet i had... Read more »

Scared about kissing and what is prolonged deep kissing?

Please help me. I am sexually inactive but go to strip clubs often. I do not have much... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Pickett Fences: It Ain't Rocket Science

Isn't it time we deep six that phrase? Can it be any more overused and annoying at this point? And while we're at it, let's deep six "deep six." But I am especially sick of hearing the "it ain't rocket science" refrain increasingly in reference to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Latino Commission on AIDS Project Focuses on HIV/AIDS Among Hispanic Immigrants in Deep South

NPR's "Tell Me More " on Wednesday included a discussion with Tim Frasca of the Latino Commission on AIDS about the organization's Deep South Project . The project aims to develop strategies to address HIV/AIDS among Hispanics in Mississippi and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocacy, Commitment, Investment Needed to Continue HIV/AIDS Response

Some members of Congress "are advocating deep cuts to funding for domestic programs such as [the Ryan White CARE Act] and international programs such as the Global Fund [to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria] and PEPFAR," but "[w]hat these critics... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

A Kiss Is Just a Kiss

If you were anywhere near a television set last summer, you inevitably heard about that case of HIV infection that appears to have resulted from kissing and kissing alone. And, admit it -- the news gave you at least a moment's pause. You couldn't... Read more »
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HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
Please can someone give me their honest opinion on whether this is a reason for me to be concerned and tested?

Im going out of my mind with worry and keep checking my body for HIV symptoms due what I believe my risky exposure.

Im a 34 year old woman... Read more »

Deep Kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I dont realy know how to explain, ive been deep kissing a girl in advanced hiv status, since that exposure that someone said theres now risk i have been with candidiasis, angular cheilitis, pains in the gums, all my life as ended, or almost ended, i... Read more »

Deep-kissing

Posted by Anonymous
Ok so I read alot and now feel the need to post.

I did Deep Kissing with a female. Now I am freaking out. I don't have symptoms or maybe I do... It's all in my head... Why am I so worried and consumed with thinking of AIDS? I need to hear that I... Read more »

DEEP KISS??

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I met a lovely guy and went out on a date. Things happen so quick that he kissed me. The kiss was so deep and nice that I prayed to GOD that he doesnt have any cuts or myself. I have not yet told him of my HIV status neither is he. I really I'm... Read more »